Parent Resources

WaitUntil8th - This is a site that is geared around the impact of cell phones.

Speak Now Colorado Set the tone. Start an open dialog about the use of alcohol and marijuana, and the misuse of prescription drugs and other drugs during the preteen years so your child will feel comfortable discussing these topics as they grow older.

Take Meds Seriously This site provides information pertaining to the misuse/abuse of prescription medication.

Good to Know This site involves information pertaining to the use/misuse of marijuana. No matter who you are, it’s fair to say we all want the best for the young people in our community. We want them to be healthy, happy and safe, because when they thrive, our community thrives.

Twitter# - DougCoPrevent This site provides prevention information.

Response to Intervention

The Response to Intervention (RtI) framework supports a world-class education by meeting the academic, social/emotional, and behavioral needs of all students. Through a multi-tiered system of support, decisions regarding appropriate curriculum, instruction, assessment, enrichment, extension, depth, and complexity are targeted to develop individual student potential.

DCSD - Student Wellness

This site provides information pertaining to Bullying, Dating Violence, Grief and Loss Resources, Internet Safety, Suicide, and Substance Abuse. Furthermore, this site provides access to mental health services, living tobacco free, and supporting homeless students.

Douglas County - Youth and Family Resource Guide

This site contains a comprehensive list of agencies/services that may support your family needs. The Douglas County Youth Initiative and its sponsoring entities do not endorse any organization or service listed herein. Please assure that you and your family will receive the very BEST services by researching and interviewing the service providers you select.

This site provides information and tips pertaining to the internet and other modes of electronic communication.

Douglas County Department of Human Resources - Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (1-844-CO4KIDS or 303-6630-6270)

Colorado Crisis and Support Line - 1-844-493-TALK(8255)

Teen Depression: A Guide for Parents

For Parents: Information of Cutting

For Students: How do I Stop Cutting?